The Fabulous 1950′s
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With the post war economy still on the upswing, the 50's saw the birth of more baby boomers, poodle skirts and rock & roll.
Home interiors took a turn towards modern, with open floor plans, sleeker furnishings and paint colors like glorious "Flamingo."
Evening wear was elegant and glamorous; fabrics were sumptuous and full bodied, with a polished look.
Examples of 50's daytime wear featuring a coat-dress of a washable "linen-type" rayon.